Legal Sector Jobs Keep Climbing, Reach Decade High

Law360 (September 6, 2019, 4:50 PM EDT) -- Jobs in the legal services sector increased by 4,100 in August, reaching a decade-high of just under 1.15 million, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Legal services jobs increased by 0.36% between July and August, landing at 1,148,100, according to the seasonally adjusted data from BLS. That marks a year-over-year increase of just under 6,000 jobs and a high-water mark for the industry going back to 2009.

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